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AFP

Shilton, Maradona trade barbs over ‘Hand of God’ World Cup goal

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Buenos Aires (AFP) Diego Maradona and former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton reignited on Wednesday their long-running feud, on the 30th anniversary of the Argentine's infamous "Hand of God" World Cup goal.

Maradona, one of the finest footballers to play the game, scored twice in Argentina's 2-1 victory over England in front of 115,000 fans on June 22, 1986 in Mexico.

Shilton, Maradona trade barbs over ‘Hand of God’ World Cup goal

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Buenos Aires (AFP) Diego Maradona and former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton reignited on Wednesday their long-running feud, on the 30th anniversary of the Argentine's infamous "Hand of God" World Cup goal.

Maradona, one of the finest footballers to play the game, scored twice in Argentina's 2-1 victory over England in front of 115,000 fans on June 22, 1986 in Mexico.

Maradona and the ‘Hand of God’ goal, 30 years on

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Buenos Aires (AFP) It was a day to live in footballing infamy, a day when the two contrasting sides of Diego Maradona were displayed to the world in the space of four breathtaking minutes at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium.

Thirty years after Maradona's "Hand of God" goal against England at the 1986 World Cup and the magnificent solo effort which followed it the controversy continues to resonate like no other.

Maradona and the ‘Hand of God’ goal, 30 years on

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Buenos Aires (AFP) It was a day to live in footballing infamy, a day when the two contrasting sides of Diego Maradona were displayed to the world in the space of four breathtaking minutes at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium.

Thirty years after Maradona's "Hand of God" goal against England at the 1986 World Cup and the magnificent solo effort which followed it the controversy continues to resonate like no other.

Germany’s ‘100-million-euro-man’ Thomas Mueller

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Berlin (AFP) Famously mistaken as a ball-boy by Diego Maradona after his Germany debut in 2010, Thomas Mueller will need no introduction at Euro 2016.

Despite having earned 70 caps and scored 31 goals for Germany, Mueller is still only 26 and is a shoe-in for club or country whether as a winger, attacking midfielder or striker.

Germany’s ‘100-million-euro-man’ Thomas Mueller

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Berlin (AFP) Famously mistaken as a ball-boy by Diego Maradona after his Germany debut in 2010, Thomas Mueller will need no introduction at Euro 2016.

Despite having earned 70 caps and scored 31 goals for Germany, Mueller is still only 26 and is a shoe-in for club or country whether as a winger, attacking midfielder or striker.

Lionel Messi

Can Messi Inspire Argentina to much awaited Copa Triumph

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Tough times never last, but tough people do.Robert H. Schuller

Will this be Argentina's and Messi's Copa America? From the time the little magician appeared in football stage, A Nation has been waiting for him to take the Footballing Nation to the heights never seen since Diego Maradona has retired (Or shamefully thrown out).

Weekly opinion: does Messi’s fifth Ballon d’Or make him the best ever?

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In my latest weekly opinion piece forThe Bubble, I predictably took a look at Lionel Messi, who won theBallon d'Or for the World Player of the Year for the fifth time on Monday. Individual awards are a bit daft in ... Continue reading →

Maradona y Messi por Martín Bossi.

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Martín Bossi imita a Diego Maradona recibiendo a Lionel Messi.
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Maradona mejor que Messi.

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Maradona sobre Messi.

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Cierto periodismo sigue con el tema Messi y la Selección Argentina y ahora le puso micrófono a Maradona para que opine del asunto y de la Copa América 2015:
"Es lógico caerle, es fácil. Tenemos al mejor del mundo, que va y hace cuatro goles contra Real Sociedad, y viene acá y no la toca.

Sepp Blatter

Maradona to help FIFA chief Infantino resolve Argentine power struggle

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Zurich (AFP) Diego Maradona has offered to support new FIFA chief Gianni Infantino's bid to improve the running of the game in Argentina, world football's governing body said on Tuesday.

Elected in February to succeed Sepp Blatter, Infantino "had a very positive and constructive meeting" with Argentine football legend Maradona in Paris on June 10, a FIFA spokesperson told AFP.

Maradona claims Blatter taught Platini ‘how to steal’

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Rome (AFP) Former Argentina superstar Diego Maradona on Tuesday blasted FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his UEFA counterpart Michel Platini, who is bidding to succeed the Swiss as head of world soccer, as two of a kind.

"I'm outside all that because someone called Blatter closed all doors on me," former Maradona told Naples television station PiuEnne.

Maradona claims Blatter taught Platini ‘how to steal’

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Rome (AFP) Former Argentina superstar Diego Maradona on Tuesday blasted FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his UEFA counterpart Michel Platini, who is bidding to succeed the Swiss as head of world soccer, as two of a kind.

"I'm outside all that because someone called Blatter closed all doors on me," former Maradona told Naples television station PiuEnne.

Barnetta! Nogs out at least 3-4 weeks, McCarthy named USOC Player of the Round, more

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Union land Tranquillo Barnetta. Nogueira out at least 3-4 weeks. John McCarthy named US Open Cup Player of the Round. All-Stars win. More news.

Mbolhi is…back? More Union news

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Mbolhi returns, practices with the Union. More news.

Serie A

Higuain feels Napoli love but doubts on future persist

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Rome (AFP) History-making Gonzalo Higuain has declared his love for Napoli but left doubts hanging over his future as rumours persist of a possible move to the Premier League.

Higuain hit a hat-trick in a dramatic 4-0 win over relegated Frosinone on Saturday to take his league tally for the season to 36 in 35 games, in the process breaking a 66-year-old Serie A scoring record.

Higuain feels Napoli love but doubts on future persist

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Rome (AFP) History-making Gonzalo Higuain has declared his love for Napoli but left doubts hanging over his future as rumours persist of a possible move to the Premier League.

Higuain hit a hat-trick in a dramatic 4-0 win over relegated Frosinone on Saturday to take his league tally for the season to 36 in 35 games, in the process breaking a 66-year-old Serie A scoring record.

Napoli’s Higuain banned for 4 matches

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Napoli's Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain has been hit with a four-match ban following his sending off in Sunday's 3-1 defeat to Udinese, a blow for his team who are battling with Juventus for the Serie A title.

Higuain was shown his second yellow card for kicking out at defender Felipe, prompting the striker to launch a verbal tirade against the referee.

Napoli’s Higuain banned for 4 matches

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Napoli's Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain has been hit with a four-match ban following his sending off in Sunday's 3-1 defeat to Udinese, a blow for his team who are battling with Juventus for the Serie A title.

Higuain was shown his second yellow card for kicking out at defender Felipe, prompting the striker to launch a verbal tirade against the referee.

Napoli can keep dreaming of Scudetto, says Higuain

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Napoli can keep on dreaming of a first scudetto in more than a quarter of a century, said striker Gonzalo Higuain after taking his Serie A goal tally to 29 in 30 games with a brace in a 3-1 win over Genoa on Sunday.

Napoli, chasing a first Serie A title since the heady days of Diego Maradona in 1990, had slipped to six points off the pace after Juventus cruised to a 4-1 derby win at Torino.

Napoli can keep dreaming of Scudetto, says Higuain

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Napoli can keep on dreaming of a first scudetto in more than a quarter of a century, said striker Gonzalo Higuain after taking his Serie A goal tally to 29 in 30 games with a brace in a 3-1 win over Genoa on Sunday.

Napoli, chasing a first Serie A title since the heady days of Diego Maradona in 1990, had slipped to six points off the pace after Juventus cruised to a 4-1 derby win at Torino.

Rafael Benitez has not fulfilled expectations with Napoli

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Much of Rafael Benitez's two seasons in charge of Italian club Napoli has resembled his time at Liverpool.

The Spaniard won silverware in the form of the Coppa Italia and the Supercoppa Italiana. However, many will remember his time at the Stadio San Paolo for delivering very little despite having a squad that could have won the club's first Scudetto since the days of Diego Maradona.

Rafael Benitez has not fulfilled expectations with Napoli

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Much of Rafael Benitez's two seasons in charge of Italian club Napoli has resembled his time at Liverpool.

The Spaniard won silverware in the form of the Coppa Italia and the Supercoppa Italiana. However, many will remember his time at the Stadio San Paolo for delivering very little despite having a squad that could have won the club's first Scudetto since the days of Diego Maradona.

The malaise of Parma F.C. is a truly saddening Italian soccer story

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During the 90′s and early years of the new millennium the Italian Serie A was undoubtedly the number one league in Europe. Ronaldo, Marco Van Basten, Diego Maradona, Paolo Maldini, Kaka, Franco Baresi, Alessandro Del Piero, Edgar Davids, Pavel Nedved, Gabriel Batistuta, Juan Sebastian Veron, Ruud Gullit, Careca and Zinedine Zidane to name but a few.

The malaise of Parma F.C. is a truly saddening Italian soccer story

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During the 90′s and early years of the new millennium the Italian Serie A was undoubtedly the number one league in Europe. Ronaldo, Marco Van Basten, Diego Maradona, Paolo Maldini, Kaka, Franco Baresi, Alessandro Del Piero, Edgar Davids, Pavel Nedved, Gabriel Batistuta, Juan Sebastian Veron, Ruud Gullit, Careca and Zinedine Zidane to name but a few.

England

Say It Ain’t So

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Lance Armstrong, Alex Rodriguez, Tyson Gay, Barry Bonds, Marion Jones, Diego Maradona, and the list goes on and on. If you don't know what all of these people have in common, you should probably get out from whatever rock you have been living under. However, in all seriousness, you don't want to be associated with.

National Football Museum in Manchester

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I was in Manchester and Liverpool a couple of weeks ago. Whatever one goes there for, football is at the forefront, and I saw this not only as I went to two football matches, but also as I was looking for Manchester Cathedral. A small medieval church was totally overshadowed by a huge modern building dedicated to the new religion of the 21st century.

Arsenal

Diego Maradona pictured wearing Arsenal training top

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World Cup winner Diego Maradona has been pictured wearing an Arsenal training top.

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Photo: A young Jack Wilshere meets Diego Maradona

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#TBT a young Wilsh trying to get close to an absolute Genius pic.twitter.com/IeYMPdPeFJ Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) March 26, 2015 Arsenal...

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Argentina

The 1994 World Cup in USA: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

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A country with unparalleled wealth, a football league with low viewing figures and overall a weird choice compared to the other bids to host the most famous international football competition.

Diego Maradona Allegedly Seen Hitting His Ex-Girlfriend In Secretly Filmed Video

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The Argentine television program "Nosotros al Mediodia" has shown a video which appears to show legendary footballer Diego Maradona hitting his ex-girlfriend Rocio Oliva.

Oliva secretly filmed the episode which shows the former Argentina international shouting at her for using her mobile phone and then apparently hitting out at her twice.

Newcastle United

Video: Ahmed Elmohamady’s failed Hand of God (Hull vs Newcastle United)

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Hull City right-back Ahmed Elmohamady is not Diego Maradona but nobody has told him. The Egyptian appeared to have grabbed an equaliser...

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Jonas Gutierrez Says Return to Newcastle First-Team Will Be Best Moment of Career

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Jonas Gutierrez admits a return to first-team football with Newcastle after overcoming cancer would trump all his other achievements in the game.

The 31-year-old winger was diagnosed with testicular cancer 15 months ago but, having made a full recovery and featured on several occasions for Newcastle's under-21 team, he is dreaming of a day he thought he would never come a return to St James' Park.

Jonas Gutierrez Says Return to Newcastle First-Team Will Be Best Moment of Career

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Jonas Gutierrez admits a return to first-team football with Newcastle after overcoming cancer would trump all his other achievements in the game.

The 31-year-old winger was diagnosed with testicular cancer 15 months ago but, having made a full recovery and featured on several occasions for Newcastle's under-21 team, he is dreaming of a day he thought he would never come a return to St James' Park.

The Rest

Let's Watch Some Soccer: Day 11

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While the European Championship continues at its breakneck pace, the Copa America is wrapping up its group stages and some big names are being knocked out. After Costa Rica and Paraguay were knocked out on Saturday, Sunday saw the biggest surprise of the tournament so far as Brazil were given the boot following a controversial 1-0 loss to Peru where the lone goal came off a hand-ball that would put Diego Maradona to shame, joining Haiti as the two sides eliminated from Group B.

The Fury simmers: History of Philadelphia Fury, Part Two

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Steve Holroyd's look at the history of the Philadelphia Fury continues.

Diego Maradona slates ‘devil’ Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal

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Diego Maradon has slated "devil" Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal for his treatment of Radamel Falcao. Falcao, who earns £280,000 a...

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Shit Lookalike: Diego Maradona & Pat Butcher

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By Chris Wright

According to the Mirror, this is how Diego Maradona showed up looking for a television interview in Venezuela yesterday namely, a bit like Albert Square's finest...

Ain't he pretty? So glam.

To be fair, there are also subtle shades of Ursula the Sea Witch in there too.

Trophies, Tears, Maradona: When Udo Lattek went to Barcelona

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